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John Amos Comenius

John Amos Comenius was a Czech philosopher, pedagogue and theologian from the Margraviate of Moravia who is considered the father of modern education. He served as the last bishop of the Unity of the Brethren before becoming a religious refugee and one of the earliest champions of universal education, a concept eventually set forth in his book Didactica Magna. As an educator and theologian, he led schools and advised governments across Protestant Europe... Read More

Born28 March 1592
Komňa (?), Moravia, Crown of Bohemia
(now the Czech Republic)
Died15 November 1670 (aged 78)
Amsterdam, Holland, Dutch Republic
(now the Netherlands)
OccupationTeacher, educator, philosopher and writer
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